Clinton thanks protesters ahead of women’s march
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic groups using Bloomberg money to launch M in Spanish language ads in Florida The Hill's Campaign Report: Presidential polls tighten weeks out from Election Day More than 50 Latino faith leaders endorse Biden MORE on Saturday lavished praise on a massive march in Washington, thanking demonstrators for “marching for our values.”

Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets of Washington for the Women’s March on Washington to raise awareness of women’s rights and civil rights that they fear could be the target of repressive policies under the Trump administration.

 

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Clinton, the first woman to win a major U.S. political party’s presidential nomination, fought bitterly with newly inaugurated President Trump throughout the 2016 general election.

 

Trump has been widely criticized for his disparaging remarks about women, including comments made during a taping of “Access Hollywood” in 2005, in which Trump could be heard saying that his celebrity status allowed him to kiss and grope women without their permission.

Despite the bitter rivalry between Trump and Clinton, the former secretary of State attended his inauguration on Friday. Trump thanked her for attending during a luncheon afterward, asking Clinton and her husband, former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonEpstein podcast host says he affiliated with elites from 'both sides of the aisle' Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at Supreme Court Business groups start gaming out a Biden administration MORE, to stand up.